The girls are in bed; the flowers are watered; the kitchen picked up; Kelli is at a meeting at church — time to relax!

Michaela and Melanie usually go to bed early: 7:30 or 8:00. It’s fun to tell friends about the girls bedtime. Typically the reaction is “Wow, you’re lucky” or “that’s really early!” Kelli is really good about routine and we have benefited from this by now having girls that go to bed with relatively little difficulty.

“Why,” you ask, do we put them to bed that early? Two reasons: children need more sleep than parents and parents need some time to themselves! (more…)

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